Board Foot

Business / Agriculture / Board Foot: A measure for lumber, equal to a 1-inch thick board that is 1 foot long and 1 foot wide in nominal dimensions (a 2x4, for example, is less than 2 inches thick and 4 inches wide, but a 1-foot long 2x4 is still counted as 2/3 of a board foot): typically reported in thousands of board feet (mbf). Also used to estimate the volume of lumber that can be produced from logs and standing trees.

Other Words for Board

Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
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Kansas City Board Of Trade (KCBT)

Business / Finance / Kansas City Board Of Trade (KCBT): The U.S.-based futures and options exchange for no. 2 red wheat futures and, options, Value Line Index futures and Mini Value Line futures and options. MORE

Keyboard Instrument

Entertainment / Music / Keyboard Instrument: Instrument sounded by means of a keyboard (a series of keys played with the fingers). The most commonly recognized keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, harpsichord and synthesizer, a recent inve MORE

Insulation Board, Rigid

Business / Construction / Insulation Board, Rigid: A structural building board made of coarse wood or cane fiber in ½ - and 25/32-inch thickness. It can be obtained in various size sheets and densities. MORE

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